George Washington Papers

From George Washington to John Dudley Townes, 2 May 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 2d May 1781.


I have recd yours of the 25th of April from Philada. I could not, without being guilty of the utmost impropriety, call for the proceedings of the Court Martial to which you allude and which have been sent to General Greene as Commanding Officer of the southern Army. Of this I can assure you, that you may safely depend upon that Gentlemans judgment and impartiality. I am Sir Yr most obt Sert.

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